Buy-Side Risk USA: $1.6 billion manager says thinned-out markets make generating alpha hard
The credit status of UK banks remains unchanged, but other industries have seen significant deterioration
One has been sliding, the other stable, but the stage appears to be set for a break from those trends
German lender has one-quarter of all high-risk corporate loans reported by EU big banks
Non-investment grade exposures make up 31% of total corporate exposures
Deutsche Bank adds to US trading group
Asia cross-border (investment grade) deal of the year – Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings
Dollar investment grade (financial) deal of the year – Berkshire Hathaway
Dollar investment grade (corporate) deal of the year – BP
Euro investment grade (financial) deal of the year – Rabobank
Euro investment grade (corporate) deal of the year – Merck KGaA
Sterling investment grade deal of the year – Lloyds TSB
Best bank for high grade corporate bonds: Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Trading talk: October 2010
To the best of their liability: LGIMA profile
Sean Richter arrives from Stifel Nicolaus.
Fixed income investment firm Brownstone hires Sean Richter as high grade director.
Knight Capital hires new managing directors for capital markets business.
IMC recruits Rodrigo Araya as head of investment grade credit strategies, plus Oscar Jansen, Robert Manning and Henk Wiersma.
Well-publicised risk issues and a recent growth spurt have brought credit markets firmly under the scrutiny of global regulators. Nikki Marmery investigates whether the attention will prove to be a boon for attracting more investment - or a barrier to…